Jim W. Dean – You just can’t make this stuff up. The US, after all these years and countless billions, air-dropped leaflets asking Afghans to report Taliban positions, but used one of the most degrading images for Afghans possible.
Diana, Princess of Wales died 20 years ago today in Paris in what it would be a gross understatement to say were very suspicious circumstances.
[Editor’s note: Osama Bin Laden, the name has gone down in infamy alongside luminaries of the ‘War On Terror’ such as Saddam Hussain and Muammar Gadaffi. In fact, Osama Bin Laden has taken on something of a mythological status in today’s world thanks to the machinations of a corrupt media that kept his name front […]
The Washington Post’s Loveday Morris and Liz Sly report that a sharp rise in the number of civilians reported killed in U.S.-led airstrikes in Iraq and Syria is spreading panic, deepening mistrust and triggering accusations that the United States and its partners may be acting with an unprecedented disregard for lives of noncombatants.
Jim W. Dean – I did not expect the assassination of Denis Voronenkov to last long in the news. The former Russian MP had a truckload of controversial baggage following him around that finally caught up with him.
The chemical used in the high-profile killing of the stepbrother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been identified as the Vx nerve agent, Malaysian police reported. Vx is a highly toxic substance used for chemical warfare and is classified as a weapon of mass destruction by the UN. Malaysian authorities say Kim was […]
More than 20 civilians were killed in a B-52 strike carried out by the US on the Idlib province in Syria on January 3, according to Russian Chief of the General Staff Valery Gerasimov. Gerasimov slammed the Western coalition in Syria for failing to achieve “any meaningful results,” adding that “at the same time, […]
A Turkish court has put a broadcast ban on reporting of the investigation into last week’s murder of the Russian ambassador to Ankara Andrei Karlov, state media said Tuesday.
Baghdadi Hiding in Tunnels with Suicide Belt; Oordered Killimg of Confidants Scores of ISIS leader nearest people who can be called as “box of secrets” executed by ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi over fears of revealing his hiding place and terror group secrets. Alalam – Iraq As British “Daily Mail” reports “Baghdadi is […]
Amid the increasingly hawkish approach the US government has taken towards the Syrian government, it has been clear for its strategists that a no-fly zone over Syria would mean mass civilian casualties.
US-led Coalition Aircraft Commit Massacre in Aleppo Countryside, Killing Dozens Civilians Aircrafts of US-led Coalition have committed a new massacre against the Syrians, killing and injuring more than 60 civilians in the village of Thelthanh in the countryside of al-Bab area to the north of Aleppo city. Local and media sources said that the village, […]
Since Trump appointed a new campaign team, the frequency of his stupid, offensive outbursts has fallen greatly. However, there appears to have been one oversight – they didn’t appoint someone to oversee Trump’s twitter activity. Hence we get this latest piece of insanity that really is foot in mouth for the Don.
The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says dozens of civilians were also wounded in the air raids that targeted the town of Ghandurah on Thursday.
Recently, I wrote about the concerns that many in Syria hold about the level of involvement and effectiveness of the Russian contribution to the fight against the sundry headchopping scum that have plagued that nation for over 5 years now. The concern is that Russia could be doing more, that the level of assistance they […]
“Iowa is killing younger vets through admissions policies at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, and what they are doing may be illegal under federal law” says Bob Krause, president of the Veterans National Recovery Center (VNRC), a veterans advocacy and education charity based in Fairfield, Iowa.
Conservative government cuts are killing vulnerable and poor elderly people, a new study has found, drawing a “significant link” between cuts to pension credits and the avoidable death of over 85s. The report was released on the day of Chancellor George Osborne’s eighth budget, where he will announce further cuts to disability benefit, forcing 200,000 […]